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  • Family Friendly: Storyteller Megan Wells shares her favorites at the Book Market

    Kids and grownups will be engaged and active when Megan Wells Tells Stories for a Winter Afternoon, 2-2:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 at the Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., Glen Town Center, Glenview. “I have 186 stories in my repertoire,&...
  • The day Ernie Banks came to see his photos

    The day Ernie Banks came to see his photos
    My first meeting with Ernie Banks occurred during the 1994 baseball strike at a golf outing. To fill the massive space void in the Tribune with both the White Sox and Cubs not playing, we decided to run a classic games series, complete with box scores and...
  • 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18

     'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18
    Walter "Doc" Hurley, who died in 2014 at age 91, was indeed a legend in Hartford. A star athlete at Weaver High School, he became a Marine and attended Virginia State University and went on to become an educator, administrator and sports coach in...
  • It's in York's budget: $51,500 for library maintenance contracts

    York County budgeted $51,500 for maintenance contracts for its public libraries this year. The majority of the funds — $23,000 — are used to pay for integrated-library information-management software so that patrons can locate books online and...
  • Astronomy program includes green-laser tour

    The public is invited to tour the universe and view the stars and sky at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in Room 109 at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont. Astronomer Derek Demeter, director of the Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust Planetarium at...
  • 'Frog and Toad' musical coming to Northbrook

    Hoppy times begin on Jan. 24 when Northbrook Theatre for Young Audiences opens “A Year with Frog and Toad.” Performances are 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 28 at Northbrook Theatre, 3323 Walters Ave. “I remember the books...
  • Emanuel to unveil ordinance transferring parkland for Obama library

    Emanuel to unveil ordinance transferring parkland for Obama library
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday will introduce an ordinance to transfer at least 20 acres of public parkland to the city if President Barack Obama decides to build his library and museum in either Washington Park or Jackson Park on the South Side,...
  • Board OKs new $32,000 security system for Naper Blvd. Library

    The Naperville Library Board of Trustees on Wednesday night approved a contract worth almost $32,000 for a new security system at the Naper Boulevard facility this spring. The facility is already undergoing more than $1 million in renovations,...
  • Talk of the County: 'North Chicago ranks 7th safest in America. What?'

    Editor’s Note:┬áTalk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (847) 249-7265 or email countytalk@stmedianetwork.com. Voters' regret Teachers who...
  • Robert H. Chambers III

    Robert H. Chambers III
    Robert H. Chambers III, whose tenure as the seventh president of Western Maryland College was marked by a renovated campus, increased enrollment and expansion abroad, died Jan 15 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio, Calif., of complications from...
  • Hartford's Report Card: 10 Ways To Measure The City

    Hartford's Report Card: 10 Ways To Measure The City
    Though the calendar and the weather forecasters say it's winter, there's a hint of spring in Hartford's step. High-end apartments are sprouting. A Double-A minor-league ballpark is in the offing. School scores are rising. Crime is being tamped down. The...